2013 Fourth of July Festivities
Lexington's 4th of July Festival will take place from Tuesday, July 2 thru Friday July 5. Events include the Great American Pie Contest and Ice Cream Social Hosted by Alltech (July 2), a Patriotic Concert (July 3), the Bluegrass 10K foot race, Downtown Street Festival, Fireworks Presented by RJ Corman, and a weekly favorite, Central Bank Thursday Night Live (July 4).
Lexington's 4th of July Festival Brochure
Downtown Street Closures on July 4th
2013 Schedule of Events:
Tuesday, July 2:
- Great American Pie Contest and Ice Cream Social at Fifth Third Bank
Pavilion at Cheapside Park 12:00-1:00pm, featuring performances from
Young At Heart Jazz Band. This year's Ice Cream Social is hosted by Alltech and will feature Chaney's Dairy Barn Ice Cream!
Wednesday, July 3:
- Patriotic Music Concert Featuring the Lexington Philharmonic &
Lexington Singers at Transylvania University and Gratz Park 8:00pm. The
Young At Heart Jazz Band will perform in Gratz Park from 5:30-7:30.
Thursday, July 4:
- Bluegrass 10,000 Foot Race 7:30am - enjoy live music from Brother Barrett & The Barrows at the end of the race course from 8:00-10:00!
- Downtown Street Festival 9:00am-6:00pm
- Entertainment Sites: Fifth Third Bank Pavilion at Cheapside Park, Corner of Short and Upper, Centrepointe Lot, Phoenix Park, Upper Courthouse Plaza
- Kids Zone in Billboard Parking Lot, corner of Short and N. Limestone, Children's Free Craft Activities, 10:00am-2:00pm
- Reading of the Declaration of Independence at Main Street and Fifth Third Bank Following the BG10,000 Awards Ceremony
- Parade from Midland Avenue down Main Street to Broadway 2:00pm
- Central Bank Thursday Night Live, Fifth Third Bank Pavilion at Cheapside Park 7:30-9:30
- Downtown Fireworks Presented by RJ Corman 10:00pm
Friday, July 5
- Red, White & BOOM Concert at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.
Thanks to our sponsors!
98.1 The Bull, ABC36, Alltech, Bluegrass State Games, Bluegrass Towing, Don Jacobs Honda/BMW/VW/Used Cars, Fayette
Cooperating Nursery School & Kindergarten, HDR Engineering, Hilton Lexington/Downtown, Kentucky Utilities, Langley Properties, Lexington
Herald-Leader, Lexington Parks & Recreation, McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie & Kirkland, Strand Associates, TetraTech, Thomas and King, Transylvania
University, WKYT-27, WLEX-18